Walder, Sam

Sail and tentmaker who expanded the family business and prospered by making tents for the army during World War I, before a career in politics. He served in State Parliament for a decade and was Lord Mayor of Sydney in 1932. He served in numerous philanthropic, political and charitable organisations He was knighted in 1933.

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Born
Sydney
08 Oct 1879
Died
Woollahra
24 Nov 1946
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Position
1924 - 1927
1930 - 1941
1932
08 Sep 1932 - 22 Apr 1943
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